Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Raised Beds


Need some inspiration for your spring garden?

Click here for an awesome gallery of raised beds!




read more

Monday, March 11, 2013

Bamboo accents and incredible lighting


This yard reminds me that you can decorate the outdoors as you do the indoors.  Love the uplights to highlight the awesome bamboo accents.  Love this yard!

Click here to see more photos.


Photo: Courtesy of Susan Wawrzynowicz via Fine Gardening
read more

Thursday, March 7, 2013




We are gearing up for the tomato growing season and waiting for our seeds to arrive in the mail.  Although we should have started growing the seedlings mid-January, it is better late than never!

As the Captain and I have done research on growing tomato plants, I have been updating my tomato page for my website, DonitaWorld.com.

Check out my updated tomato page if you are growing your own tomatoes this season.  I love visiting websites to get inspiration and great tips on how to grow the best tomatoes possible.  

Click on the graphic to go there . . .






For Florida gardeners and those who live in similar
climates, check out my Florida page too.

I'm so excited about getting my hands in the dirt again!!




read more

Monday, March 4, 2013

Container gardening in the landscape



Love the simplicity of the container plants in this gorgeous Tennessee garden.

Fine Gardening has featured Jeff Calton's beautiful garden, which is a mix of landscaped areas with lush lawns, trees, lots of blooms and container gardens.

Click here to go to the article . . .


Photo: Courtesy of Jeff Calton via Fine Gardening





read more

Labels

alocasia Amazonica annuals apartment gardening aphids aucuba azalea back yard projects bamboo hydroponics basil beneficial insects birds. bird watching black eyed susan blooms blue plumbago boulders bromeliad photos bromeliads bugs Busch Gardens butterfly gardening calender calissia fragrans candles Christmas Cactus cilantro coffee coleus colorful container planting companion planting composting concrete concrete container concrete countertop concrete project container container gardening container gardens container plants containers contrast coriander craft projects crafts cranberry hibiscus crinum crinum lilies croton cuttings cycads DIY DIY insecticidal soap DIY projects eggshells elephant ear epiphyte fall gardening fallen tree faux rocks fire pit fireplace florida beauties Florida gardening flower tower flowering perennials flowers France garden garden decor garden design garden fountain garden maintenance garden path garden suppies gardening gardening basics gardening mistakes gardening tips gardens garlic gazebo gingers grass grasshoppers greenhouses ground covers growing from seed growing tomatoes herb gardening herbs HGTV holiday plant houseplants hydroponics hypertufa hypertufa containers illumination impatiens indoor gardening insecticidal soap insects inspiration June gardening Kalanchoe landscape landscape design landscaping lawns leaf mold lemon tree lettuce lighting lily limes log planter mandevilla Monet monthly gardening notes mosaic mother of millions native plants organic organic gardening organic pest control outdoor fireplace outdoor kitchen outdoor lighting outdoor projects outdoor shower outdoor spaces painting Paradise past path paths patio gardening Paul James pavers peppers perennials pest control pests photo tips photos photos garden plant plant containers plant damage plant profile plant swaps planter plants plumbago pond propagation pruning pruning tomato plants raised beds recycle recycling redesign rocks rooting basil rooting tomato plants sago palm saving money scrub seed saving seed starters seed storage box seed swaps shade shade gardening shade plants slugs soil soil mix spring staghorn fern starting from seed stepping stones stump removal succulents summer summer gardening terracotta tin cans tips tires tomato tomato plants trash to treasure trash-to-treasure trees trellis tropical tropical plants tropicals turf vegetable gardening video water feature weed control weed identification weeds winter winter sowing wood path wood projects yard art zones 9-11